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Cesare Lombroso
A look at Cesare Lombroso's theory of biological criminology.
# 121727 | 1,750 words | 28 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Biology (Genetics) , Criminology (General)

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This paper examines the influence of Charles Darwin's thinking on social scientist Cesare Lombroso and the positive school of criminology. The paper explains Lombroso's theory and work on biological criminology.

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"Cesare Lombroso is generally regarded as the father of criminology because of his work on biological criminology. The nineteenth-century social scientist, Lombroso picked up on the classical school of criminology that had been popular during the eighteenth century, attempting to deal more scientifically with the criminal by grounding his study in biological science. (Haynes) Lombroso believed that people with certain biological characteristics were born criminals, a view that led to his development of the positive school of criminology, a group..."

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